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Algorithmia launches tool for running machine learning in production

Algorithmia announced the commercial availability of a new tool today that’s designed to help companies take their machine learning models from experimentation to production. Called the Algorithmia AI Layer, the system is designed to help companies deal with the operation, integration, security, scaling, and other tasks around bringing machine learning out of the lab. It’s…

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Google gives developers more tools to make better voice apps

Google Assistant received some major upgrades in recent days, and today Google Assistant product manager Brad Abrams announced a series of changes to help developers make voice apps that interact with Google’s AI assistant, including ways to give them more expressive voices and send push notifications, as well as new subcategories for the Assistant’s App Directory….

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Atomist launches to help developers automate repository creation and code deployment

EXCLUSIVE: A new company emerged from stealth today, aimed at helping developers better automate the work that they’re doing. Called Atomist , it’s designed to help developers automatically create source code repositories and then automate the deployment of their code in a way that helps ensure quality while maintaining the velocity of rapid changes. Atomist…

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GitHub’s Atom now lets developers collaborate on code simultaneously

GitHub today announced a new feature for its Atom text editor that makes it easier for programmers to work with one another on shared code. Called Teletype, it’s designed to let developers get the experience of in-person collaboration without huddling around the same terminal. Developers can create a Teletype session from Atom and then share…

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PullString debuts Converse, a simple Alexa skills maker for marketers

PullString today announced plans to launch a simplified version of its platform, this one aimed at professionals who want to quickly design and launch voice apps. A marked departure from the company’s more complicated Author platform, Pullstring’s Converse will be available November 27 to coincide with AWS Re:Invent. Converse was made to give creative professionals,…

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Microsoft’s Visual Studio gets new tools to help developers embrace AI

Microsoft announced today that its Visual Studio integrated development environment is getting a new set of tools aimed at easing the process of building AI systems. Visual Studio Tools for AI is a package that’s designed to provide developers with built-in support for creating applications with a wide variety of machine learning frameworks, like Caffe2,…

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GitHub adopts Microsoft’s tool for supporting massive software projects

GitHub has adopted Microsoft’s tool for managing large-scale source code repositories, according to a joint announcement made as part of the latter’s Connect conference in New York today. Over the course of the coming months, GitHub will add support for the Git Virtual File System (GVFS) project to its product, making it easier for developers…

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Microsoft updates Cosmos DB with Cassandra support, better availability guarantees

Cosmos DB, Microsoft’s managed database cloud service, received several updates today aimed at making it useful for a wider variety of users. One key addition is a preview of support for using the Cassandra NoSQL database API to run operations inside the system. This provides another tool for categorizing and analyzing data inside Cosmos DB,…

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Microsoft dev tool updates improve coders’ workflow with collaboration and more

Microsoft today unveiled a trio of updates to its suit of developer tools that are designed to improve the workflows for people building modern applications. Visual Studio Live Share will allow developers to collaborate on projects. The feature shares code between people on a team so that everyone can work together on the same project…

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Google launches TensorFlow Lite developer preview for mobile machine learning

Google today launched TensorFlow Lite to provide app developers the ability to deploy AI on mobile devices. The mobile version of Google’s popular open-source AI program was first announced at the I/O developer conference . TensorFlow Lite is available to both Android and iOS app developers. Since the debut of TensorFlow Lite in May, several competing…